MP3: AHOW: 016 Flood Tablet 8 Feb 2010

08.02.2010

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AHOW: 016 Flood Tablet 8 Feb 2010 MP3

A small tablet, found in modern Iraq, tells of a plan by the gods to destroy the world by means of a great flood. Pre-dating the story of Noah, when it was translated in 1872, this fragment of the Epic of Gilgamesh caused a storm around the world and led to a passionate debate about the truth of the Bible, about storytelling and the universality of legend. How could the similarity between the Mesopotamian myth and th... Source: bbc.co.uk

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